Updates for students and educators

The Beamline for Schools competition 2018 is now open!

18 Jul 2017 – Groups of physics students are invited, along with their teachers, to research and propose an idea for an experiment

How can cubes made of paper help teach particle physics?

29 Jun 2017 – AcceleratAR uses paper cubes and an augmented reality app to simulate a particle accelerator to help students learn about particle physics

Training tomorrow’s ICT specialists: students return to CERN

12 Jun 2017 – CERN openlab has been running its summer student programme for 15 years. Some of our students also return to CERN...

40th CERN School of Computing goes to Spain: Apply now!

10 Apr 2017 – Applications are now open for CERN’s 40th School of Computing. The CSC 2017 will take place from 27 August to 9 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain

Sit down for coffee with the Standard Model

7 Apr 2017 – The Standard Model Lagrangian equation, seen on t-shirts and mugs from CERN, is explained line-by-line in a new paper aimed at teachers

(Almost) the whole world represented in BL4S

6 Apr 2017 – On 31 March 2017 the submission period ended for the fourth Beamline for Schools competition

Award season at the ATLAS Experiment

8 Mar 2017 – ATLAS PhD students publish dozens of outstanding theses every year. Since 2010, a few have been celebrated at the annual ATLAS Thesis Awards.

Applications for S’Cool LAB Days in 2017/18 now open

1 Mar 2017 – High school teachers are invited to apply now to visit S’Cool LAB between September 2017 and June 2018

Meet the talented recipients of the ATLAS PhD Grant

23 Feb 2017 – The ATLAS PhD Grant gives students an opportunity to benefit from world-class research, supervision and training within the ATLAS collaboration

Second Innovation for Change project kicks off today

31 Jan 2017 – 50 young people will create innovative startups that can help tackle global social needs around food and health issues

Video contest: PACMAN needs you!

20 Jan 2017 – Are you passionate about science? Take part in the PACMAN video animation contest

Deadline extended for CERN high-school summer camp

12 Jan 2017 – 22 places are available for high-school students fascinated by the tiniest parts of our universe to visit CERN for an educational summer camp

Applications open for 2017 CERN openlab student programme

8 Dec 2016 – CERN openlab's Summer Student Programme is open to students studying at university with an interest in computer science

Students from CERN competition publish research paper

22 Nov 2016 – The first ever paper to come from research conducted as part of CERN’s Beamline for Schools competition, has been published in a scientific journal

New summer camp at CERN

7 Nov 2016 – S'cool Lab Summer Camp invites 16 to 19 year olds to spend 2 weeks exploring the fascinating world of particle physics at CERN

Applications open for 2017 International Teacher Programmes

3 Nov 2016 – CERN will offer two residential programmes for high school physics teachers

ATLAS Open data used at a University

5 Oct 2016 – The Technical University of Dortmund (Germany) is the first university to use ATLAS data in a lab course

Beamline for Schools 2016: how to be a CERN scientist

3 Oct 2016 – Two teams of high-school students from the UK and Poland had the opportunity to conduct their own experiments at a fully equipped CERN beamline

Code challenge winners come to CERN

29 Sep 2016 – Last week, winners of the Intel Modern Code Challenge came to CERN

Higgs Prize winners visit CERN

6 Sep 2016 – This summer CERN welcomed the winning students of the 2016 Higgs Prize, sponsored by the Scottish Government.

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